Wildflowers of
Southern California
Flora of
Bermuda
Wildflowers of
Ireland
Flora of
South Africa
Aloes of the
Huntington Gardens
Mike's Favorite
Wildflower Photos

What's Blooming at the Los Angeles County
Arboretum


May 2007
Page Nine




 
Chilopsis linearis
Desert willow
Bignoniaceae (Trumpet-vine family)
Southwestern U.S., Mexico

 
Aloysia citriodora
Lemon verbena
Verbenaceae (Vervain family)
Argentina, Brazil
 
Verbena officinalis
Common verbena
Verbenaceae (Vervain family)
Southern Europe

 
Pereskia sacharosa
Leaf cactus, Sacharosa
Cactaceae (Cactus family)
Paraguay, Ecuador

 
Cercidium X sonorae
Sonoran palo verde
(C. microphyllum X C. praecox)
Fabaceae (Pea family)
Northern Mexico
 
Sequoia sempervirens
Giant redwood
Cupressaceae (Cypress family)
Oregon and California

 
Viola cultivars
Pansy
Violaceae (Violet family)
Hort.

 
Passiflora caerulea
Blue passionflower
Passifloraceae (Passion flower family)
Argentina, Southern Brazil

 
Nolina recurvata
Elephant's-foot tree, Pony tail palm
Dracenaceae (Dragon-tree family)
Southeastern Mexico

 
Euphorbia misera
Cliff spurge
Euphorbiaceae (Spurge family)
Southern California, NW Mexico
 
Currently unidentified

 
Crinum bulbispermum
Orange River lily
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis family)
South Africa
 
Ludwigia peploides
Floating primrose-willow, Water primrose
Onagraceae (Evening primrose family)
South America

 
Callirhoe involucrata
Prairie poppy mallow
Malvaceae (Mallow family)
Missouri to Texas
 
Billbergia sp.
Billbergia
Bromeliaceae (Bromeliad family)
Mexico and South America

 
Plumbago aphylla
Leafless plumbago
Plumbaginaceae (Leadwort family)
Madagascar

 
Agapanthus africanus
Lily of the Nile, African lily
Amaryllidaceae (Amaryllis family)
South Africa
 
Leucadendron galpinii
Galpin's coneflower
Proteaceae (Protea family)
South Africa

 
Argyranthemum 'Comet White'
Marguerite daisy
Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
Hort.
 
Gazania sp.
Treasure flower
Asteraceae (Sunflower family)
South Africa

 
The Arecaceae or palm Pancratium maritimum Sea daffodil, Sand lily Liliaceae (Lily family) Mediterranean family is a monocot family containing some 200 genera and between 2000 and 2500 species distributed mainly in the tropical regions of Central America, northern South America and East Asia. The most familiar image of palms is the large, compound, evergreen leaves arranged at the top of an unbranched stem, but they are actually morphologically quite diverse. Palms include woody shrubs, vines and trees, the leaves of which are alternate and palmately or pinnately cleft. The flowering inflorescences are usually pani-
culate with small and radially symmetrical flowers. and the fruits are usually drupes. Palms are one of the most recognizable and widely cultivated plant families in the world. Madagascar has one of the high-
est diversities with more species than is present in continental Africa.
Rhapis humilis
Rattan palm, Slender lady palm
Arecaceae
South China


 
Trachelospermum jasminoides
Star jasmine
Apocynaceae (Dogbane family)
China
 
Tabernaemontana fuchsiifolia
No common name recorded
Apocynaceae (Dogbane family)
Brazil



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